FAIR TRADE IN LANCASTER, MORECAMBE & DISTRICT

Fig Tree’s new Lancaster Base

The FIG Tree @ The Priory Café and Chocolate Shop now opens every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10.30am to 3.30pm. Fair Trade and local refreshments with be for sale where possible. The Priory...

FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT

Special offers were available to encourage people to “Have a Fairtrade Break” during Fairtrade Fortnight from Monday 27 February – Sunday 12 March 2017. For example you could enjoy a free Fairtrade biscuit or piece...

Fairtrade Conference for Schools

Young ambassadors from Moorside Community, Skerton St. Lukes, Ellel St. John’s   and Wilson’s Endowed Primary Schools, took part in the second County Fairtrade Conference for Schools in County Hall , Preston on February 3rd...

Fairtrade Chocolate Workshops

In addition to holding chocolate workshops in schools the Fig Tree now offers a variety of chocolate workshops to cater for all. To find dates of public sessions or to arrange a workshop for...

Big Fairtrade Breakfast Events

GALGATE’S BIG FAIRTRADE BREAKFAST Around 80 people from the village and beyond enjoyed a musical accompanied Fairtrade breakfast  at Ellel Village Hall last Saturday morning, giving the local community an opportunity to meet up...

Fairtrade Fortnight 2016

SIT DOWN FOR BREAKFAST – STAND UP FOR FARMERS During Fairtrade Fortnight 29th February to 13th March 2016 we were reminded that before we finish eating breakfast in the morning we’ve depended on more...

Fairtrade Conference

County’s First Fairtrade Conference for Primary Schools Earlier this month local primary schools, Bolton-le-Sands C.E, Tatham Fells C.E and St. Wilfrids, Melling, took part in the First Fairtrade Conference for Primary Schools in the...

Future of The FIG Tree

An important meeting took place at The Friends Meeting House in Lancaster on Sunday 24th January at 7.30pm in Lancaster relating to the future of The FIG Tree, International Fair Trade Centre previously based at St...